NAME

Gfsm::constants - constants defined in the Gfsm module.

SYNOPSIS

 use Gfsm;

 ##------------------------------------------------------------
 ## Library Information
 $version_string = Gfsm::library_version();

 ##------------------------------------------------------------
 ## Arc Labels
 use Gfsm qw(:labels);
 $lab = $Gfsm::epsilon  = Gfsm::epsilon();
 $lab = $Gfsm::noLabel  = Gfsm::noLabel();
 
 $lab = $Gfsm::epsilon1 = Gfsm::epsilon1(); # for low-level composition
 $lab = $Gfsm::epsilon2 = Gfsm::epsilon2(); # for low-level composition

 ##------------------------------------------------------------
 ## State IDs
 use Gfsm qw(:states);
 $id  = $Gfsm::noState = Gfsm::noState();

 ##--------------------------------------------------------------
 ## Semiring types
 use Gfsm qw(:srtypes);
 $typ = $Gfsm::SRTUnknown  = Gfsm::SRTUnknown();
 $typ = $Gfsm::SRTBoolean  = Gfsm::SRTBoolean();
 $typ = $Gfsm::SRTLog      = Gfsm::SRTLog();
 $typ = $Gfsm::SRTReal     = Gfsm::SRTReal();
 $typ = $Gfsm::SRTTrivial  = Gfsm::SRTTrivial();
 $typ = $Gfsm::SRTTropical = Gfsm::SRTTropical();
 $typ = $Gfsm::SRTPLog     = Gfsm::SRTPLog();
 $typ = $Gfsm::SRTPUser    = Gfsm::SRTPUser();

 ##--------------------------------------------------------------
 ## Automaton arc-sort modes
 use Gfsm qw(:sortmodes);
 $mod = $Gfsm::ASMNone   = Gfsm::ASMNone();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ASMLower  = Gfsm::ASMLower();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ASMUpper  = Gfsm::ASMUpper();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ASMWeight = Gfsm::ASMWeight();
 
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACNone    = Gfsm::ACNone();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACReverse = Gfsm::ACReverse();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACAll     = Gfsm::ACAll();
 
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACLower   = Gfsm::ACLower();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACUpper   = Gfsm::ACUpper();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACWeight  = Gfsm::ACWeight();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACSource  = Gfsm::ACSource();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACTarget  = Gfsm::ACTarget();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACUser    = Gfsm::ACUser();
 
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACLowerR  = Gfsm::ACLowerR();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACUpperR  = Gfsm::ACUpperR();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACWeightR = Gfsm::ACWeightR();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACSourceR = Gfsm::ACSourceR();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACTargetR = Gfsm::ACTargetR();
 $mod = $Gfsm::ACUserR   = Gfsm::ACUserR();
 
 ##-- mask construction & parsing
 $bits = $Gfsm::ACShift  = Gfsm::ACShift();
 $maxn = $Gfsm::ACMaxN   = Gfsm::ACMaxN();
 
 $mask  = Gfsm::acmask_from_chars($chars);   ##-- $chars a string matching /^[lLuUsStTwW_]*$/
 $mask  = Gfsm::acmask_from_args(@cmps);     ##-- @cmps a list of elementary comparisons
 $chars = Gfsm::acmask_to_chars($mask);
 
 $mask  = Gfsm::acmask_new($cmp,$n);          ##-- new mask for ${n}th comparison $cmp
 $cmp   = Gfsm::acmask_nth($mask,$n);         ##-- get ${n}th comparison in $mask
 $cmp0  = Gfsm::acmask_nth_comp($mask,$n);    ##-- get ${n}nth field in $mask (modulo sort direction)
 $bool  = Gfsm::acmask_nth_reverse($mask,$n); ##-- is the ${n}th comparison in $mask reversed?
 $char  = Gfsm::acmask_nth_char($mask,$n);    ##-- single-character representation of ${n}th comp in $mask

 ##--------------------------------------------------------------
 ## Label sides
 use Gfsm qw(:labelsides);
 $sid = $Gfsm::LSBoth  = Gfsm::LSBoth();
 $sid = $Gfsm::LSLower = Gfsm::LSLower();
 $sid = $Gfsm::LSUpper = Gfsm::LSUpper();

 ##--------------------------------------------------------------
 ## NULL objects
 $abet = $Gfsm::Alphabet::NULL;
 $fsm  = $Gfsm::Automaton::NULL;

 ##--------------------------------------------------------------
 ## all of the above
 use Gfsm qw(:constants);

DESCRIPTION

A number of constants may be exported by the Gfsm module. They are listed above.

SEE ALSO

Gfsm(3perl), gfsmutils(1).

AUTHOR

Bryan Jurish <moocow@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2005 by Bryan Jurish

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.14.2 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.